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Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site

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This is a beautiful state historic site. The grounds are well maintained and there is a lot of... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
midwayhorn
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Hewitt, Texas
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Great place to put-in for a canoe trip down to Ft. Parker!

We always use this quaint little park as the starting point for our 5 mile canoe trip down the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Nickelfish69
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Bryan, Texas
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14 May 2018
“Beautiful ”
28 Aug 2017
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On the edge of the Navasota River, memories linger of camaraderie, laughter and a kinship across a peaceful setting. This site commemorates a place where Civil War veterans reunited from 1889 to 1946. Families camped under the giant bur oaks...more
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1738 Fm 2705, Mexia, TX 76667-3194
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+1 254-472-0959
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful state historic site. The grounds are well maintained and there is a lot of shade. The dance pavilion is really well built and stately. The oak trees are some of the biggest I've ever seen. The history of the crepe myrtles...More

Thank midwayhorn
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Had the place to ourselves on a rainy afternoon. Got trapped in the gazebo and enjoyed every second of it. Gorgeous setting!!

Thank Mthurston2013
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I took my son to this park on our first off-campus visit from the Mexia State Supported Living Center. I did not know the area well, saw a sign, and we went! He took pictures with the big cannon and we walked around the grounds...More

Thank kasih2017
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We always use this quaint little park as the starting point for our 5 mile canoe trip down the Navasota to Ft. Parker. Very friendly staff are always helpful to us. Yes, we'll be back.

Thank Nickelfish69
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My family has had our family reunion here for 25 years. It's the perfect combination for children & adults. The kids stay busy the entire day. There's SO much to see & do. I would definitely recommend this venue to anyone.

Thank LRV17
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great little place to visit and experience some TX history. Beautiful surroundings and a great place to take the family!

Thank TXSweet
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Yes we knew July would be hot. But since we were in the area we stopped. Staff was very friendly even if we did catch them in a remodeling project with painting going on. They gave us a map and showed us special things to...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This park is very nice. It seems like it is not well advertised in the rest of the state. The visitor center is very informative and has unusual items for sale. The park is very interesting and one can easily follow the self-guided tour. It...More

1  Thank barbaragF918CG
Reviewed 19 April 2016

The park itself is beautiful and if you get a chance to come during their Civil Way Reenactment you won't be disappointed. This place has a lot of interesting history.

2  Thank TheBobster545
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

There is no place more lovely in the spring. Walking down by the Navasota, or resting in the pavilion, the Reunion Grounds is a peaceful, beautiful place.

Thank Ann W
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April S
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Response from TxHistComm | Property representative |
The 24th Annual Civil War Living History and Reenactment takes place April 21 - 22, from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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